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This week in Husker history
The week of Aug. 4-10, looking back in stretches of years divisible by five:
 
1903: A new season brings new rules that generally require few adjustments to Nebraska's style of play.
 
1943: Former Husker guard Elmer Holm, an NU assistant coach in 1942 and former head coach at Washburn, joins Don Farout’s Iowa Pre-Flight staff.
 
«1968: Ben Gregory, rookie running back from Nebraska, scores the winning touchdown in his first exhibition game with the Buffalo Bills.
 
1973: Bob Devaney says he's not interested in pursuing an NFL coaching job.
 
1978: Johnny Rodgers nurses a strained knee while San Diego Chargers coach Tommy Prothro grows impatient.
 
1988: The NFL suspends ex-Husker Doug Dubose for 30 days for drug abuse.
 
1998: Defensive coordinator Charlie McBride insists he has mellowed and Tom Osborne says he misses football as fall camp opens under new coach Frank Solich.
 
2003: Frank Solich exudes optimism* as the 2003 Huskers open fall camp.
 
2008: Fall camp begins for Bo Pelini's first Husker squad.
 
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